Flattery: Sold!

Challenge #44 in the Ways of Seeing series. Hosted by jezsik.
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Shot taken in Swamps of Southeast Louisiana at Midday in May of '08. It was entered in Popular Photograhy Magazine's "Your Best Shot" Contest a few months later. I never received any response. Then in January '09 I received an e-mail saying my entry was to appear in the March '09 issue. It placed 2nd and I received a check for $200. I've since received requests for print copies of the image and had several made into gallery wrap canvasses from Mpix. Was I Thrilled? You know I was and still am.
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Submitted: Saturday, 29th May, 2010 12:53 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 21st May, 2008
Focal length: 200 mm
Shutter speed: 1/200 sec
Aperture: F7.1
ISO: 800
Notes: Hand held shot while moving in an Airboat. Full image, NO Crop, pretty much as it came out the camera.
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